As a benefit of your IBA membership, stations can participate in this FREE webinar Tuesday morning, September 10th at 10:00 AM or Thursday afternoon, September 12th at 3:00 PM. The webinar will be archived for 7-days following the live event and a link will be available on the IBA web site. Information and connection details are for the IBA–RAB Sales Webinar are here. All webinar information is posted in the Members
Unleshing Your Broadcast and Digital Sales Success! Tuesday September 10th, 2019 – 11:00 AM Central Time Presented by: Gary Moore President Local Broadcast Sales and Insight Edge Today’s advertising and marketing selling environment can be unkind to sales veterans, vicious to rookies, and harsh to every broadcast seller who ﬁts in-between. Local Broadcast Sales’ president, Gary Moore, is ready to motivate, enco
The Incentive Auction Task Force and the Media Bureau conducted a webinar regarding procedures for LPTV, TV translator, and FM broadcast stations on August 28, 2019. The FCC has made available a video presentation from the webinar on the reimbursement process for low power television (LPTV), TV translator, and FM broadcast stations affected by the broadcast transition. FCC Webinar Link on YouTube
The FCC has released its Report and Order on regulatory fees. The Order says that the fees will be due by September 24. The FCC should soon issue additional guidance about the exact filing dates and procedures. In the Order, the FCC did reduce the fees for radio somewhat from those proposed in their Notice of Proposed Rulemaking in May. However, it was not the decrease sought by many broadcast groups. The radio fees,
From David Oxenford and the IBA Legal Hotline Last week, we wrote about the FCC’s announcements of the opening of the filing period for LPTV, TV translator and FM stations that are seeking reimbursement for the costs they incurred because of the repacking of TV channels into a smaller part of the spectrum following the incentive auction. The FCC forms that need to be filed to request reimbursement must be submitted b
Beginning at noon on August 15, 2019, any Iowa casino licensed to take sports bets may officially begin taking those bets. More information about Broadcasters accepting advertising for sports betting is available here.
This year at the Iowa State Fair, David Ostmo, Sinclair Broadcast Group Regional Engineer Director, will do a 60-minute presentation on the history of broadcasting and the impact Iowa broadcasters have had on the industry. David is a native of Iowa and has been working in the industry for over 30 years. He is currently working in San Antonio, but started his career in Mason City. His presentation will begin at 12 PM
Senator Chuck Grassley and his wife Barbara, Congressman Steve King, and Congressman David Loebsack were among 303 members of Congress to participate in this year’s National Association of Broadcasters Congressional PSA campaign. The :30 radio and television spots are now available via Extreme Reach. This program, which NAB has hosted in off-election years since 1985, is a great opportunity to provide valuable infor